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Failed Back Surgery Syndrome (FBSS)

Failed Back Surgery Syndrome (FBSS) often refers to a subset of patients that have new, or persistent pain after spinal surgery for back and/or leg pain.

Being a procedure of high-risk, as the spine is loaded with nerves, one fatal move by a surgeon could potentially leave you without feeling in a certain area for prolonged periods of time. As human beings, our nervous systems harbor a vast amount of nerve endings, which could lead to many potential areas for problems when a failed back surgery occurs.

After undergoing, and experiencing a back surgery error, many patients will follow up by filing malpractice claims for the damage done. These claims will often be extended to cover any/all of their losses that can be directly linked to the loss of their livelihood, and/or potential lifelong damages. Some of those claims may be:

• Prolonged and debilitating pain in the back, rear, legs, neck and/or hips.

• Income loss due to a permanent, or temporary injury that is related to the surgery.

• Partial/full paralysis, or other conditions that result in the chronic loss of mobility.

• Compensation to aid in the payment for additional surgeries, recovery, and/or needed rehabilitation. As well as medications, and possible therapy to help ease the pain in a short-term sense.

Claims may also often be made for any types of psychological distress suffered, with a focused lens on the diminished quality of life. Any patients who have unfortunately been injured during back surgery may be eligible to file a malpractice claim, but should certainly consult legal counsel first. Any/all injuries should also be examined by a neurologist, or any other type of specialized doctor so that the extent of damage can be properly determined and documented before moving forward.

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At Essner & Kobin, LLP  – we don’t believe that a person’s wealth or intelligence should have anything to do with their right to justice; if you’ve been harmed, you deserve compensation.

If big insurance companies are using your inexperience to keep your hard-earned money in their pockets, you deserve some experience and tenacity to fight and get it back. Founded in 2012, our firm exists simply to help you fight the bad guys, because we know that you can’t do it alone.

You need people who know the system, the jargon, and the rules, so we can beat these corporations at their game, giving you the outcome that you truly deserve.

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